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Brewed by Brouwerij F. Boon
Style: Lambic Style - Fruit
Lembeek, Belgium

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RATINGS: 669   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Oude Kriek Boon is one of the finest examples of the 100% spontaneous fermentation fruit-Lambic style. 400 g of wild cherries per litre are fermented together with a blend of young and old Boon Lambic that has been aged in oak casks. After clarification, the Oude kriek is bottled and refermented. It is unsweetened, unfiltered, unpasteurised and has no artificial flavourings, preservatives or colourings added. Brewed in Lembeek, the village that gave Lambic its name. Pour slowly in a flute glass without disturbing the yeast sediment in the bottle. Cheers !

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4.2
GhostS (488) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - OCT 16, 2017
Aromă intensă, foarte acră și cu multe drojdii sălbatice/din murături, mult malț, compot de vișine învechit, ceva borș acru de casă și tărâțe. Gust intens, mediu spre puternic acru (practic în totalitate), suc de vișine proaspete stoarse, vișine din compot învechit (se simte atât acreală de vișine proaspete, cât și vișine din compot vechi, foarte plăcută combinație), drojdii sălbatice (de lambic) spre final și în postgust. Foarte bună și bine făcută, extrem de plăcut și ușoară.

4.2
SvanteL (629) - SWEDEN - SEP 30, 2017
Vackert röd med rosa skum. Massor av körsbär i doften, körsbärskärnor och en liten kryddighet. Smaken är körsbärsstinn med mycket kärnkaraktär, liten fin kryddighet åt kanelhållet, aningen trä från fatet, fin balans mellan fruktsötma och syrlighet. En suverän körsbärsöl!

3.3
ozzatoadisback (199) - ITALY - SEP 17, 2017
Dark red (indeed looking very much like sour cherry) with a darkish pink/light purple head. Overall quite small, decent retention and some lacing. Aroma is mainly sour cherries plus some lemon notes, with an overall sweet/soft feeling of vanilla (or something in the likes). Very nice but not too intense. Taste follows the aroma, with sour cherries and some background notes (slight citrus/lemon, vanilla, almond, maybe a hint of wood). Overall more sweet than sour with sourness very much in check as typical per boon. Medium bodied with light to medium carbonation. Overall a very much domesticated and easy drinking fruit lambic. It's surely enjoyable but i didn't find it too interesting.

3.4
PhillyCraft (7720) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 7, 2017
Backlog, Bottle. Pours a dark red shade with a medium, fast receding, pink head and light lace. Nose and flavor of sweet cherry, syrup, oak, and acidic vinegar. Medium bodied with normal carbonation. A bit sharp/sweet overall.

3.8
VamboladeTolly (2173) - Tartu, ESTONIA - SEP 1, 2017
Bottle. Pours cherry red with small pink head. Aroma: sour, raw apples, cherry peals, slight vinegar. Taste : medium sour, acidity, cherries, raw apples. Nice.

3.5
phfyysik (1395) - Tartu, ESTONIA - AUG 29, 2017
2014. Pours dark red with pink head. Aroma is sheep shit, cherry, dry, herbs, some other fruits, mould. Taste is cherry, chaenomeles, mould, spices, sweet notes, acid, some berry notes. Good beer!

4.5
Ulysse (539) - Brussels, BELGIUM - AUG 26, 2017
2008 bottle. Fountain of bubbles in the glass. Not sure if ageing it for 9 years did it. But it tastes good for sure.

4.3
florent.janssens (369) - - AUG 26, 2017
Bi�re de 2008. Belle mousse qui tient tr�s . Rouge profond. Ar�me cerise et acide.forte carbonation. Gout de cerise et le c�t� bois�e resort fort. Acidit� pr�sente et bien balanc�e. Tr�s agr�able, fra�che,beaucoup de gout mais bonne subtilit�.

3.6
peponi (1944) - Hannover, GERMANY - AUG 16, 2017
Aroma: funky notes and cherries. Appearance: reddish color and creamy head. Taste: medium sourness, nice cherry notes, fruity, dry, tart. Palat: medium body and medium carbination. Overall: nice entry level Oude Kriek, really great cherry notes.

3.7
Wolfbass (1189) - Firenze, ITALY - AUG 16, 2017
Come al solito qua si casca sempre in piedi, la mi moglie voleva un buon bere e di conseguenza ho aperto oude kriek, davvero notevole.


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